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Lincoln's Sum Book Page Lincoln's Sum Book Page

Containing Lincoln's earliest surviving writings, dating from 1824-1826, this page contains various mathematical exercises as well as a humorous poem written by the future President. This is the first page of what are believed to be 10 surviving sheets that young Abraham managed to acquire and stitch together while living on the family farm in Southern Indiana.








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